‘Cleveland Rocks’ During Republican Convention

Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Band Perry, Rick Springfield, Lee Brice and Kid Rock are just some of the music makers playing private charity gigs in Cleveland during the Republican National Convention.

Concerts For A Cause and Cleveland Rocks 2016 have partnered for the series of concerts at Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica.  The first show is July 17 when Cleveland Rocks 2016 presents Lynyrd Skynyrd.

On July 18 Concerts For A Cause presents “Late Night At The Pavilion.”  Starring The Band Perry, the event honors the House Republican Leadership, the House Republican Conference and the Wisconsin Delegates, as well as and national state-level Republican leadership.

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NBC's "Today Show," Rockefeller Plaza, New York City

July 19 is the night for “Beads & BBQ.”  This Concerts For A Cause presentation includes a tribute to the House Republican Whip Team featuring Neil Diamond tribute act Super Diamond along with a performance by Rick Springfield.

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Hard Rock Live, Hollywood, Fla.

The Concerts For A Cause presentation “A Salute To The Innovation Economy” is what’s on tap for July 20.  Promising an “all-star country music night,” the Concerts For A Cause event includes Pat Green and Lee Brice.

Presented by Cleveland Rocks 2016, Kid Rock plays July 21.

Cleveland Rocks 2016 will also present various artists throughout the week, including a gospel brunch featuring Robert Randolph with soul icon Sam Moore and the Ohio Gospel Players. 

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Lauderdale Live, Huizenga Plaza, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

“We are excited at the opportunity to bring top musical talent to Cleveland during the RNC Convention while at the same time raising money for charities that deserve our assistance,” organizers said in a statement.  “It’s a very exciting time to be a Republican, and this is where politics, policy and entertainment collide.”